I Admire Friendship With Older People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 136 People

    I'm not sure exactly

    when it started, but I must have been very young. In one of my earliest memories I'm found sitting cross-legged on the wooden floor playing cards with D. who lived upstairs. He must have been in his 40s or 50s, and I a child of 5 or so, somehow bored of hunting tortoises in the...
    ThejaMT ThejaMT
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 6, 2015

    I've always got on better with older people,

    perhaps because as I child, I was always thinking of the beyond. I was a little philosopher. I was not entertained by the mundane; instead I liked to talk about more complex subjects. As I grew up, this philosophising gradually transformed in to thoughts and considerations for...
    22-25, F
    Feb 11, 2014

    There is just something pleasant about talking

    to older people. And if you're still young at heart and a goofball like me, you've def got my attention. I was raised to be respectful and polite to older people and that's just how I would treat you unless you're a contender to a potential *********. Behave old man.
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2014

    One of my professors trusts me with her

    personal library(: Her office is stocked with educational books and documentaries, and without asking she gave me a book and a movie to borrow bc she really thinks I'd like them. She doesnt trust many people with her personal things, but she is trusting me. It feels good to be...
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    Feb 10, 2015

    I want some older friends

    that I can chat with :) is anyone out there
    CrystalMuffins CrystalMuffins
    13-15, F
    3 Responses May 23, 2015
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 28, 2014
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